can I use qemu and virtualbox on same system?

Asked by ehcpdeveloper on 2010-01-20

can I use qemu and virutalbox on same ubuntu 9.10 ?
must I remove qemu ?

is there a way to use both ?

This seems something like, "virtualbox tries to kick off qemu ?"

this question is related to https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/virtualbox-ose/+bug/292588

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2010-01-25
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2010-01-24
Soul-Sing (soulzing) said : #1

I used qemu , and i liked it, i use virtualbox, and i like it. but not all virtualmachines in one oper. system. The only way is to try it.
Afaik it is possible.

ehcpdeveloper (ehcpdeveloper) said : #2

on separate systems, no problem.
my question was about running them on same computer.
I cannot cary two computers all the time :)

Soul-Sing (soulzing) said : #3

lol, quote "but (i have not tried) all virtualmachines ( that is qemu and virtualbox) in (within) one (1) oper. system. The only way is to try it".endquote
:) sorry for the misunderstanding.....

ehcpdeveloper (ehcpdeveloper) said : #4

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Colin Ian King (colin-king) said : #5

It shouldn't be a problem - QEMU and VirtualBox use different kernel driver accelerator modules which don't seem to conflict on my Karmic systems. You just need a lot of memory to run both simultaneously :-)

ehcpdeveloper (ehcpdeveloper) said : #6

you run, but how ?
how can I run too.
I got error when trying to run Virtualbox, complaining about virtualbox module

so, my question still open.

Soul-Sing (soulzing) said : #7

sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup in the terminal and virtualbox will run fine.........

ehcpdeveloper (ehcpdeveloper) said : #8

sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup
that failed, no file called vboxdrv.
I use Ubuntu 9.10

The error while I start virtualbox-> a virtual machine:

VirtualBox can't operate in VMX root mode. Please disable the KVM kernel extension, recompile your kernel and reboot (VERR_VMX_IN_VMX_ROOT_MODE).

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